ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widely used graphic software libraries available on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site doable, so they must be present on a web server if you host your websites on it and you would want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you shall be able to edit any image in many different ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. However, these changes are doable if the script app that you employ on your internet site permits you to carry out such things. The two libraries can be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over 100 commonly used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated as standard on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux shared web hosting plan that you select when you sign up. This will help you create multimedia websites without having to worry about any kind of technical limitations on our end. In case you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar website which engages your guests in some way, you're able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photographs which they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, that will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you are able to offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to execute any kind of script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or work with images, since both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they will be available at all times. In this way, you've got numerous alternatives in respect to what features both you and your website visitors can use, regardless of whether you're writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application that you have found on the web. You're able to take advantage of all the sought-after formats for the images that you upload.